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Given that information, and reviewing the XChat overview above, use XChat to connect to Freenode and join the OpenHatch channel. Pick any nickname you like. :) Once you have joined the channel, say hello!
== Registering a nickname on Freenode (optional) ==
You can pick a permanent name by "registering a nick". This doesn't mean you can't easily go by other names - instead, it reserves the nick you register so it can be used only by you. To register a nick, type the following command into your client's input line:
/msg NickServ REGISTER password
Replace "password" with a secure password and "" with your email. Further details are at [ the Freenode FAQ pages].
== Return to laptop setup ==
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